Daily Archives: September 7, 2016

UN’s Use of Private Military and Security Companies in Peacekeeping Operations-Is There a Legal Basis?

[Translate] UN’s Use of Private Military and Security Companies in Peacekeeping Operations-Is There a Legal Basis?

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Anatomia de uma empresa militar e de segurança privada: a empresa DynCorp em perspectiva global

[Translate] Anatomia de uma empresa militar e de segurança privada: a empresa DynCorp em perspectiva global

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The good, the bad, the ugly: Why privatisation in NATO missions backfires

[Translate] The good, the bad, the ugly: Why privatisation in NATO missions backfires

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Is It Ethical for States to Prevent Their Citizens from Working as TCN Military and Security Contractors?

[Translate] Is It Ethical for States to Prevent Their Citizens from Working as TCN Military and Security Contractors?  

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The politics of whitelisting: Regulatory work and topologies in commercial security

[Translate] The politics of whitelisting: Regulatory work and topologies in commercial security

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Countering piracy through private security in the Horn of Africa: prospects and pitfalls

[Translate] Countering piracy through private security in the Horn of Africa: prospects and pitfalls

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Shadowy Global Security Firm G4S Guarding Dakota Pipeline As Protesters Attacked By Dogs

[Translate] Shadowy Global Security Firm G4S Guarding Dakota Pipeline As Protesters Attacked By Dogs The security company has been under fire for providing services to Israeli prisons and settlements, expanding across the Middle East including Afghanistan and Iraq and operating … Continue reading

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Alcaeus and Antimenidas: Reassessing the Evidence for Greek Mercenaries in the Neo-Babylonian Army

[Translate] Alcaeus and Antimenidas: Reassessing the Evidence for Greek Mercenaries in the Neo-Babylonian Army

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Dogs of War or Jackals of Terror? Foreign Fighters and Mercenaries in International Law

[Translate] Dogs of War or Jackals of Terror? Foreign Fighters and Mercenaries in International Law Simon Chesterman National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law July 27, 2016 NUS Law Working Paper No. 2016/007 Abstract: The threat of “blowback” … Continue reading

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The US Air Force hired contractors for drone operations, and it’s an ominous sign

[Translate] The US Air Force hired contractors for drone operations, and it’s an ominous sign Alex Lockie Sep. 6, 2016, 12:08 PM 3,976 3 Reaper drone An MQ-Reaper remotely piloted aircraft performs aerial maneuvers over Creech Air Force Base, Nev., … Continue reading

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